This guest blog post is by Disciplinary Associations Network for Sustainability Utilize this teaching activity that engages students and is easily integrated as an assignment into a wide variety of courses. It emphasizes civil discourse skills across political and cultural perspectives and focuses on the topic of sustainable energy (i.e. energy efficiency and renewable energies). … Continue reading New Resource: Course Conversations Assignment for all Faculty
Free Webinar and Networking Event by Disciplinary Associations Network for Sustainability Plan to participate October 16th in a networking and learning opportunity focused on empowering faculty, students, staff, and communities through applied learning. The online gathering will feature learning activities that can be used in any course to help students engage more in their learning … Continue reading Civil Discourse and Civic Engagement with Planet Education – Course Activities for all Disciplines
Today’s guest blog post is written by AAA members, Fida Adely and Lara Deeb At the upcoming (December 2014) annual meeting of the American Anthropological Society (AAA), several panels will take up the issue of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, providing a context for learning about how anthropologists have been and could be further engaged in a … Continue reading The AAA Process and Discussions of the Academic Boycott of Israeli Institutions
Today’s guest blog post is by AAA member, Lisa Rofel. Please direct your questions and/or inquiries to her via email: firstname.lastname@example.org. More than 250 anthropologists have signed a statement endorsing the burgeoning movement to boycott Israeli academic institutions in protest of Israel’s systematic human rights violations against the Palestinian people. These violations, in which many … Continue reading Over 250 Anthropologists Join the Call for a Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions
A Second Edition of How Real is Race? A Sourcebook on Race, Culture and Biology [Mukhopadhyay, Henze, Moses] is now available. Authors Carol C. Mukhopadhyay, Rosemary Henze and Yolanda T. Moses employ an activity-oriented, biocultural, approach to address the question How real is race? What is biological fact, what is fiction, and where does culture, … Continue reading New Book on Race Now Available
Today’s blog post is by AAA Executive Director Dr. Edward Liebow. Because violence begets violence, I have recently been looking for a better way (without bullets) to say ‘there’s no silver bullet’ to acknowledge the palpable absence of any simple remedy to the intractable latest episode in a decades-long Israeli/ Palestinian conflict. Indeed, in recent … Continue reading Annual Meeting Dialogue on Israel-Palestine
GlacierHub seeks to expand and deepen the understanding of glaciers. It provides information about current scientific research, it tells stories of people who live near glaciers or who visit them, and it offers accounts of the efforts of communities and organizations to address the challenges brought by glacier retreat. It serves as well as a … Continue reading Have you seen GlacierHub?